Catalogue 2020 - 2021

MAN 605 Leadership, Problem Solving and Decision Making


3 cr.


Graduate standing.

Course Description

Organizations need leaders at all levels with the capacity to identify problems and make decisions in the development and support of strategic and operational goals.  This course examines the role of leaders in conjunction with different problem solving and decision making processes for creatively addressing organizational challenges.  Key learning outcomes include: explain leadership’s role in individual or organizational performance; generate alternative solutions to organizational challenges or opportunities; assess the strengths and weaknesses of both rational and intuitive approaches to decision making, explain a creative problem solving process, and identify ethical considerations in problem solving and decision making.